July 21, 2019
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 12:28 pm Contentious House Hearing Examines FTA’s CIG Program, HTF Impact
  • 12:20 pm FHWA’s Hendrickson to Become AASHTO’s Deputy Director
  • 12:16 pm GAO Report Finds INFRA Grant Program Lacks Consistency, Transparency
  • 12:11 pm FHWA’s Nason Highlights Need to Reserve 5.9 GHz Spectrum for Transportation
  • 12:07 pm USDOT, FMCSA Step-Up Efforts to Deter Human Trafficking

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Human Resources is hosting a free workforce development webinar on March 25 from 1 to 2 p.m. eastern standard time. To register for this webinar, click here. [Above photo by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.] The webinar’s speaker – Amanda Holland, management director at […]

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More than 200 people attended the third annual American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials re:source Technical Exchange event March 11-14 in Savannah, GA, which encompassed 25 unique sessions on everything from asphalt mixtures and laboratory safety to a panel discussion on the benefits of having more women represented in the engineering and construction […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host a one-hour free webinar later this month to provide insight into Road Usage Charge or RUC programs – also referred to as vehicle miles traveled or VMT and mileage-based user fee or MBUF systems. [Above photo by Oregon DOT.] This webinar – which will take […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Research Advisory Committee Work Group has compiled a series of “how to” white papers to help state DOTs tailor National Cooperative Highway Research Program research “needs statements” more effectively. [Above photo by Jeminus.] The RAC said its series includes white papers on a variety of research […]

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State department of transportation executives Roger Millar, Laurie Berman, and David Bernhardt (left to right in photo above) were all recently appointed to two-year terms to chair key committees and councils for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Millar, secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, will chair AASHTO’s Council on […]

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The AASHTOWare Project Task Force has officially kicked off a development project to expand the initial functionality of its AASHTOWare Project Data Analytics software. This effort is part of a process AASHTOWare – a software suite offered through an American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials technical service program – began back in June […]

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George McAuley, deputy secretary of highway administration for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, has been appointed to serve a two-year term as the chair of the steering committee guiding the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Innovation Initiative, known as A.I.I. [Above photo by PennDOT.] Formerly called the AASHTO Technology Implementation Group, the […]

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From now until April 12, states can nominate up to three projects for the 2019 America’s Transportation Awards; a program in its 12th year that helps showcase why transportation infrastructure – and why properly funding it – is vital to supporting the nation’s economy while improving quality of life for its citizens. Sponsored by the […]

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Russell McMurry (seen above), commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has been appointed to a two-year term as chair of the American Association of Stater Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Highways and Streets. McMurry – appointed to be Georgia DOT’s commissioner by a unanimous vote of the State Transportation Board in January 2015 […]

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The annual American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Washington Briefing – being held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington D.C. – will focus on legislative issues related to transportation policy and infrastructure funding; issues that will be directly addressed by some of the nation’s key transportation policymakers […]

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